City of Hackensack, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Hackensack 10-5-1959 (Ord. No. 717) as Ch. 5, Article III, of the 1959 Revised Ordinances. Sections 97-2A and 97-3C amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Article I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Health Department — See Ch. 23.
Barbershops and beauty parlors — See Ch. 60.
Brush, weeds and debris — See Ch. 68.
Exterminators; fumigation; vermin control — See Ch. 84.
Food and drink — See Ch. 90.
Garbage, rubbish and refuse — See Ch. 93.
Housing and property maintenance — See Ch. 100.
Licenses and permits — See Ch. 107.
Littering — See Ch. 109.
Nuisances — See Ch. 114.
Smoke emission — See Ch. 145.
No person shall spit, expectorate or deposit any sputum, saliva, mucus or any form thereof upon the floor or upon any part of the interior, steps or platform of any public conveyance, or upon the floor, staircase or any part of the interior of any public building or upon the steps giving access thereto, or upon the sidewalk or crosswalk of any street, alley, park or other public place within the city.
A. 
Permit required.
(1) 
No person shall distribute or cause to be distributed from door to door or on the streets, sidewalks or other public places in the city any medicinal samples or any articles in the nature of food, candy, chewing gum or medicated articles except by authority of a permit granted by the Health Department in accordance with Chapter 107, Licenses and Permits.
(2) 
In addition to the information required by § 107-6B of Chapter 107, each application for a permit issued under this section shall include a detailed description of the material or product which is to be offered as a sample and its source, a statement from the employer establishing the exact relationship of the distributor of such free samples, and a statement as to the method and manner of distribution.
(3) 
The annual fee for a permit issued under this section shall be as set forth in Chapter 107, Licenses and Permits, and said permits shall expire on March 1 of each year.
B. 
Distribution of harmful samples prohibited. No person shall distribute or cause to be distributed from door to door or on the streets, sidewalks or other public places in the city any medicinal samples or any articles in the nature of food, candy, chewing gum or medicine which contains dimitrophenol or gland extracts or any ingredient which might be harmful to children or any other person, or any material which would act as a laxative, sedative, analgesic or hypnotic or any external remedy which might be harmful if taken internally or if used incorrectly.
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Editor's Note: See Ch. 121, Peddling and Soliciting, for provisions relating to peddling and soliciting generally.
A. 
Common towel prohibited. The use of a common towel which may be used for more than one service is prohibited in any hotel, restaurant, saloon, clubhouse, public lavatory, public office, public store or washroom therein, railway station or any other public place in the city. There shall be provided instead a sufficient quantity of individual towels of an approved material so that each person shall have a separate clean towel for his own use.
B. 
Disposition of separate towels. After one use, separate towels shall be immediately discarded and placed in waste receptacles and not used again until the towels have been properly cleansed, boiled and sterilized.
C. 
Soap dispenser. In any hotel, restaurant, saloon, clubhouse, public lavatory, public office, public store or washroom therein, railway station or any other public place or washroom in the city, there shall be provided an approved soap dispenser or an approved suitable substitute.
D. 
Water. Both hot and cold water shall be provided in any hotel, restaurant, saloon, clubhouse, public lavatory, public office, public store or washroom therein, railway station or any other public place in the city.
No rummage sale shall be held within the city without permission of the Health Department, and no secondhand wearing apparel or bedclothing shall be sold or exposed for sale in the city unless it has been previously disinfected to the satisfaction of the Health Department.
A. 
Whenever the Health Department shall have satisfactory evidence that any well, the water of which is used for domestic purposes, has become polluted or rendered unsafe for potable use, notice to discontinue the use of such polluted water shall be served upon the person in charge of such well, and at the discretion of the Health Officer an order may be issued and served in accordance with Article II of Chapter 23, Health Department, to close or fill up such well. Noncompliance with such notice or order within the time therein specified shall constitute a violation of this chapter and the Health Officer may thereafter proceed to cause the well to be closed or filled up, the owner or person in charge thereof paying all expenses therefor.
B. 
Whenever any premises shall have therein any cistern, well or any other exposed opening which contains foul or stagnant water or which is abandoned or in a dangerous condition, the same shall be, upon notification by the Health Officer to the owner or person in control thereof, forthwith filled with ashes or clean earth.